It’s up to us to live it

I'm posting the entire text of the Declaration of Independence here on Independence Day because it's the reason for the season. This is why the United States of America exists. The men who signed this document did so at great personal risk, knowing that they were committing themselves and everyone in their state to war.... Continue Reading →

July 4th

It's 1:30 in the morning, and July 4th is now technically yesterday. It was a great day, of course; it has been for the past 242 years. Happy Birthday, USA.

On Independence Day

John Adams wrote in a letter to his wife: I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with¬†Shews,... Continue Reading →

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